Norwegian farmed salmon is enjoyed in more than 100 countries, and you find it on sushi menus all over the world. In fact, Norwegian salmon was the first type of salmon to be used in sushi dishes. Salmon is also known for it’s versatility and can easily be combined with all kinds of cuisines. Here we bring you some facts and a delicious Salmon and tuna marinade Recipe. Read on!
Nutritional value in 100 g raw farmed salmon (edible part)
Energy: 932 kJ or 224 kcal
- Protein: 20 g
- Fat: 16 g
- Saturated fatty acids: 3 g
- Trans fatty acids: 0 g
- Monounsaturated fatty acids: 5.9 g
- Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 5 g
- Cholesterol: 80 mg
- Carbohydrates, in total: 0 g
- Vitamin A: 26 µg
- Vitamin D: 10 µg
- Riboflavin: 0.11 mg
- Foliate: 7 µg
- Vitamin B12: 3.5 µg
- Iron: 0.3 mg
- Selenium: 30 µg
Norway pioneered the development of salmon farming. Since the breakthrough of ocean based farming in the 1970s, Norway has kept its position as the world’s leading producer of farmed Atlantic salmon. Since 1998, Norway has more than tripled its production of salmon, to around one million ton. Today, 14 million meals made with Norwegian salmon are served every day.
Why salmon is good for you and your body?
Atlantic salmon is especially rich in:
Protein, building and maintaining every cell in the body.
Marine omega-3 fatty acids that prevent and reduce the development of cardiovascular diseases, and which are important building blocks in the brain.
Vitamin D, which is necessary to get the right balance of calcium in the body to maintain and strengthen the bones.
Selenium, an important element in an enzyme that fights harmful chemical processes in the body.
Recipe and Ingredients for salmon and tuna marinade
- 4 servings
- 1 small packet of tostaditas or canapés
- 1 piece tuna pickled
- 2 slices salmon
- 8 pickles in vinegar as
- 8 chives in vinegar also as
We take the tostadita and we put in the half the minced tuna and in the other half the salmon.
We chopped the pickle and the chives very finely chopped and threw it over the toast … ready this delicious.